CM/ECF Release 4.1

CM/ECF Release 4.1 New Features for Court and External Filers



Last Updated: October 25, 2011


This is a summary of the changes you will notice when CM/ECF has been upgraded to Release 4.1. There are several other enhancements that will be made available at a later date, and we will share those with you when they are ready.


Privacy Policy on Closed CasesInternet BrowsersPassword SecurityMaintain User AccountChange Your PasswordBankruptcy Case OpeningAdversary Case OpeningClaim FilingFiling FeesEmail Enhancements and the Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC)QueryReportsTrustee's 341 FilingsUser Interface EnhancementsMiscellaneousRSS Feed TechnologyUsing PDF/A FormatSealed InformationFiling Agents for Attorneys & Trustees


Privacy Policy on Closed Cases



Internet Browsers



Password Security





Maintain User Account - Primary and Secondary Email Addresses



Note: Limited Use Creditors now have the option to receive email notification of filings.



Change Your Password Once Established



Bankruptcy Case Opening

Display and Selection of County Codes



Adversary Case Opening





Claim Filing - Proof of Claim




Filing Fees

Tracking Filing Fee Balance



Internet Payments Due


Note: Filing fees are due the same day of filing. If the fee(s) remain unpaid by five p.m., the next calendar day attorneys will be locked out of filing in ECF until the fees are paid.

Note: To avoid problems with pop-up blockers among various browsers, the pop-up window previously generated by a transaction is now displayed as a panel. This panel appears as a part of the original application window, so it is not affected by pop-up blocker settings.



Email Enhancements and the Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC)




"Warning: you will be billed for the total number of pages (this report is not subject to the 30-page limit on PACER charges)."




Cases Report




Docket Report



Calendar Events Report



Docket Activity Report



Trustee’s 341 Filings (for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Trustees)



User Interface Enhancements

Time Selection Icon





RSS Feed Technology



Using PDF/A Format



Sealed Information



Filing Agents for Attorneys & Trustees